Downloading a video hosted on a web page is much easier than it seems, even without special software to do so, and makes offline watching fast and easy.
You can use various web applications
or add an extension to your web browser
, allowing you to download videos from any site. The downloading time depends on the size of the video and your internet speed.
These solutions do not work on subscription websites, like Netflix or Hulu.
Download Videos From any Website Using KeepVid
To use KeepVid
, go to the page containing the video that you want to download, and press play.
Then, copy the URL of the video and paste it in the appropriate box over at KeepVid
. Click Download
, and select the download format:
How To Download Videos From any Site Using Google Chrome
When using Chrome, you have the option to download an extension. To use it, open Google Chrome
and download GetThemAll
. Then, click Add to Chrome > Add Extension
Go to the page of the video you want to download, and press play. Pause it and click the extension icon (in the form of a blue arrow) next to the address bar. Click Video/Flash
, select the video link, choose the format, and click Download
Finally, select the folder where you want to save the video, and click Save
How To Download Videos From any Site Using Firefox
There is also an extension available with Firefox. To use it, open Firefox
and install the plugin DownloadHelper
. The Video DownloadHelper
button will appear in the browser toolbar.
Go to the page of the video you want to download, and play it. Click the Video DownloadHelper
icon and select the format and quality:
Finally, choose the folder where you want to save the video, name it, and click Save
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